Procurement Associate

Georgia Crown Distributing Co.

Georgia Crown Distributing Co. is looking for a Procurement Associate in McDonough Ga. Georgia Crown is a full-service alcoholic beverage distributor with wholesale operations doing business in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee. This position will be responsible for all aspects of inbound & outbound freight cost analysis, budgeting and control, along with being responsible for analyzing and ordering inventory to supply our distribution centers.


Procurement of inventory for all market areas (GA/AL/TN)

Analyze and evaluate suggested order needs from supply chain planning software and confirm accuracy of order recommendations

Update forecasts based on new programs and/or product placements

Analyze lead times for both domestic and imported products and make necessary adjustments

Maintain levels of inventory that maximize turns and limits overstock

Enter/approve purchase orders for the procurement of inventory

Communicate with supplier ordering departments to ensure receipt and accuracy of PO’s

Work with suppliers and carriers to ensure consolidated loads are running on schedule

Responsible for building orders based on supplier and/or carrier requirements

Internal communication with sales teams and trade marketing on arrivals of PO’s

Responsible for new item set up and maintenance

Responsible for maintaining supplier product costs in host system and informing trade marketing team of product increases

Responsible for ensuring freight costs are competitive with market conditions and weekly processing of invoices

Compare quoted costs to actual bills received and ensuring costs are accurate

Responsible for monitoring and ensuring compliance with U.S. Customs and Border Protection procedures on all imports

Other duties as assigned by upper management.



Must be at least 21 years of age.

High school diploma/GED equivalent required; college degree preferred

Must be familiar with inventory management/warehousing terms, have knowledge of LTL/long haul/rail transportation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection protocols.

Minimum 6 months previous purchasing/procurement experience required

Must have intermediate computer skills to include, but not limited to Microsoft Office (I.e. outlook, word, excel, etc.) and 10-key data entry.

Must have above average analytical/communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally/effectively in both written and verbal forms.

Must be able to react quickly to rapidly changing stock levels and sales trends

Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.

Previous import/export experience/knowledge preferred

Attention to detail

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.

Must have ability to work overtime if needed

Must be able to pass background check (i.e. police backgrounds, reference checks…).

Drug Free Workplace


Benefits Include:

Group Health and Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

401(k) Savings Plan

Paid Vacation

Paid Holidays (7 per year)

Company Paid Short-Term Disability

Company Paid Long-Term Disability

Company Paid Life Insurance

Voluntary Life Insurance

AFLAC Supplemental Insurance

Direct Deposit

Non-smoking work environment

Drug-Free Workplace

Equal Opportunity Employer

benefits subject to eligibility requirements.

ID: 2023-2639

External Company URL:

Street: 100 Georgia Crown Drive